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Gurkha Chef

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Asian, Nepalese, Indian
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5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
+44 1224 586005
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not been for a few years , but not disappointed, first class service and food. Momo dumplings are fantastic and food full of flavour. Good value for money.

Thank pielander
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been here dozens of times now and never been disappointed, and neither has anyone who has accompanied me

Thank John D
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty dinner with friends a few weeks ago. The staff were lovely and the food top notch. The restaurant has an authentic feel - which I personally really like. Only downfall was the quality of the house red wasn't fantastic - but next time I'll just remember to order a different wine.

Thank Hutclis
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went here after searching for an Indian restaurant near where I was working. Food was very good and the service was very friendly. Had the Nepalese lamb, was nice and was about as hot as I can go curry wise. The Gurkha beer is very nice too.

Thank Sy1441
Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

If this restaurant was in Union Square it would be packed every evening but situated just outside the main car park, it doesn't get the footfall it deserves and at times is quiet. We eat here regularly as the food is superb. It's a varied menu with a number of tasty dishes. Just try it.

Thank Tombobusbo
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We wre recommended this place by a family friend. Well. It was alright. We were the only people in the restaurant. The restaurant was cold and I had my scarf on most of the time. The radiators were put on for us but they near reached anything more than luke warm. Overall we expected it to be a lot nicer... More 

Thank JellyBunny_x
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and atmosphere. Will certainly my be going back for a second visit. The price was great and a great find :) Would recommend to anyone who likes a good curry, or something a wee different.

Thank Gemma B
Scotland, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We loved this restaurant. The staff are very pleasant, the food is excellent and good prices. Much better food than many Indian restaurants in Aberdeen. I have nearly tried them all! Will be back for sure

Thank littlereddevilag
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We'd often fancied trying this restaurant, but hadn't quite got around to it until last night. It turned out to be a real hidden gem near by Union Square. Excellent Service, fantastic food quality and reasonably priced. This would be a great alternative to the busy overpriced options within Union Square as its only a short walk away! Will definitely... More 

Thank TJB333333
Portlethen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My partner booked table to celebrate my birthday, so glad I had hinted! Certainly wasn't disappointed....this is a lovely little gem of a place, excellent food rich aromatic flavours, attentive but not intrusive service from the extremely friendly staff. Will definitely return.

Thank LoriMid22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Nepalese, Indian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Palmerston Road, Aberdeen AB11 5QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +44 1224 586005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?